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The Nile Headwaters: Wetlands and Catchments in Highland Ethiopia

Wood, A., Hailu, A. and Dixon, Alan ORCID: (2010) The Nile Headwaters: Wetlands and Catchments in Highland Ethiopia. In: Integrated Watershed Management. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 89-98. ISBN Print ISBN 978-90-481-3768-8: Online ISBN 978-90-481-3769-5

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Headwater wetlands are critical elements in the hydrological system. They help moderate stream flow, recharge groundwater resources and create microclimates (Table 1). These functions are particularly important in tropical areas with seasonal rainfall as they help extend the availability of water.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Science and the Environment
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Depositing User: Alan Dixon
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2021 17:22
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2021 17:22

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